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Xingzhongite

Collectors Summary

Color Grau
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 6
Crystal System kubisch, Fd3m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4

Empir­ical formula (anal­y­sis)

(Pb0.37Cu0.35Fe0.17)(Ir1.33Rh0.41Pt0.29)S4

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Blei, Eisen, Iridium, Kupfer, Platin, Rhodium, Schwefel

Unit weight: 591.07753182 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 6.92

Info

Empirical formula:

(Pb0.37Cu0.35Fe0.17)(Ir1.33Rh0.41Pt0.29)S4

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

21.70

4

57.80

32.0655000

128.2620000

Iron

Fe

1.61

0.17

2.46

55.8452000

9.4936840

Copper

Cu

3.76

0.35

5.06

63.5463000

22.2412050

Rhodium

Rh

7.14

0.41

5.92

102.9055020

42.1912558

Iridium

Ir

43.25

1.33

19.22

192.2173000

255.6490090

Platinum

Pt

9.57

0.29

4.19

195.0782000

56.5726780

Lead

Pb

12.97

0.37

5.35

207.2100000

76.6677000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ir : 43.49, Rh : 7.19, Pt : 9.67, Pb : 12.80, Cu : 3.81, Fe : 1.58, S : 21.68, PLT : 60.35 (Ref: American Mineralogist 84)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.DA.05

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
D: Metallsulfide mit M:S = 3:4 und 2:3
A: M:S = 3:4
05:Thiospinel/Linneit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/D.02-050

II: SULFIDE UND SULFOSALZE (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide)
D: Sulfide mit Metall : S,Se,Te < 1:1

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.DA.370

2: SULFIDES
D: With Me/S <1/1 and >1/2
A: Me/S=3/4 Thiospinels, etc
3: Thiospinels with PGE

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.08.04.01

02: Sulfide Minerals
08: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:1

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Spinel supergroup  ⇒ Thiospinel Group  ⇒ Linnaeite subgroup

Optical Properties

Color

Grau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Reflec­tiv­ity: (Lambda nm) ↓, ↑, Ø

(466) 40.5, , 40.5
(544) 38.9, , 38.9
(589) 41.1, , 41.1
(656) 41.0, , 41.0

Reflection chart Xingzhongite

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

kubisch

Class (H-M)

m3m

Space Group number

227

Space Group

Fd3m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

9.970

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

8

Volumne (ų)

991.027

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

5.99(60),
3.02(80),
1.769(70),
1.506(60),
1.340(60),
1.208(100),
1.034(80),
1.020(80)

XRD chart Xingzhongite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

6

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

753 (50g)

Density (g/cm³)

7.94 (berechnet)

7.923 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

China

Preface

Name from

Vermutlich für die undefinierte chinesische Typlokalität.

Author (Name, Year)

Yu & Lin & Chao & Fang & Huang, 1974

References

American Mineralogist 69 (1984), 412

IMA group assignments

Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Indite

Fe2+In2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Greigite

Fe2+Fe3+2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Linnaeite

Co2+Co3+2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Malanite

Cu(Pt,Ir)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

'Dayingite'

CuCoPtS4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Siegenite

(Ni,Co)3S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Violarite

Fe2+Ni3+2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Carrollite

Cu(Co,Ni)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Kalininite

ZnCr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Polydymite

NiNi2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Tyrrellite

(Cu,Co,Ni)3Se4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Cadmoindite

CdIn2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Fletcherite

Cu(Ni,Co)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Bornhardtite

Co2+Co3+2Se4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Florensovite

Cu(Cr1.5Sb0.5)S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Trüstedtite

Ni3Se4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Xingzhongite

(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Cuproiridsite

CuIr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Cuprorhodsite

CuRh2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Daubréelite

Fe2+Cr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Ferrorhodsite

(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Cuprokalininite

CuCr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

'Thiospinel Group'

AB2X4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Related minerals "Lapis Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Cuprorhodsite

CuRh2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

II/D.02-020

Cuproiridsite

CuIr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

II/D.02-030

Malanite

Cu(Pt,Ir)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

II/D.02-040

Ferrorhodsite

(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

II/D.02-045

Xingzhongite

(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

II/D.02-050

Kingstonite

Rh3S4

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

II/D.02-060

Related minerals "Hoelzel Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Cuprorhodsite

CuRh2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.300

Ferrorhodsite

(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.310

Cuproiridsite

CuIr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.320

Malanite

Cu(Pt,Ir)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.340

Xingzhongite

(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.370

Tarkianite

(Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8

kubisch : 43m : F43m

2.DA.380

Related minerals "Dana 8. Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Galena

PbS

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.01

Clausthalite

PbSe

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.02

Altaite

PbTe

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.03

Alabandite

MnS

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.04

Oldhamite

(Ca,Mg,Fe,Mn)S

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.05

Niningerite

(Mg,Fe2+,Mn)S

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.06

Borovskite

Pd3SbTe4

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.07

Crerarite

(Pt,Pb)Bi3(S,Se)4-x

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.08

Keilite

(Fe,Mg,Mn,Ca,Cr)S

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.09

Sphalerite

(Zn,Fe)S

kubisch : 43m : F43m

02.08.02.01

Stilleite

ZnSe

kubisch : 43m : F43m

02.08.02.02

Metacinnabar

HgS

kubisch : 43m : F43m

02.08.02.03

Tiemannite

HgSe

kubisch : 43m : F43m

02.08.02.04

Coloradoite

HgTe

kubisch : 43m : F43m

02.08.02.05

Hawleyite

CdS

kubisch : 43m : F43m

02.08.02.06

Polhemusite

(Zn,Hg)S

02.08.03.01

Xingzhongite

(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.08.04.01

Cooperite

PtS

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P42/mmc

02.08.05.01

Vysotskite

(Pd,Ni)S

tetragonal : 4/m : P42/m

02.08.05.02

Braggite

(Pt,Pd,Ni)S

tetragonal : 4/m : P42/m

02.08.05.03

Polarite

Pd(Pb,Bi)

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Ccm21

02.08.06.01

Greenockite

CdS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

02.08.07.02

Cadmoselite

CdSe

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

02.08.07.03

Rambergite

gamma-MnS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

02.08.07.04

Hypercinnabar

HgS

02.08.08.01

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